Boys and Girls Village

Current Openings

At Boys & Girls Village, we understand that children and families are the cornerstones of our society. Since 1942, it has been our mission to preserve and strengthen family bonds. As a leader in services for troubled youth and their families, we continually strive to develop a seamless continuum of care. Boys & Girls Village offers an array of services for children and their families. These services range from highly structured sub-acute services on campus to intensive intervention and care in the home and the community. Our broad range of programs and services are designed to work collaboratively with families, state and local agencies, and other community providers.

Clinician/Therapist- IICAPS (SIGN ON BONUS)

A team of a Master’s level clinician and Bachelor level mental health counselor provide intensive in-home psychiatric services to children and adolescents. Youth are at risk for hospitalization or may be stepping down from inpatient care. The team provide individual, and family therapy to clients. $2,000 Sign on Bonus offered

Job Coach- Teens

Bachelor's level candidate able to work both independently and as a team. Must be reliable and passionate about working with at risk teens. Detail oriented, organized, and able to balance case management while overseeing a youth run business. Valid driver's license and clean driving record required. Bilingual preferred.


Master's Degree and licensed eligible. The MDFT program is a family focused, ecologically oriented evidence based model effective in the treatment of children/adolescents between the ages of 9 and 18 with substance abuse and/or dependence issues, or with disruptive behaviors and/or co-morbid psychiatric issues who are at risk for substance abuse. $2,000 Sign on Bonus offered.

Nurse (RN)

The Milieu Nurse provides nursing services and administers medication as needed in a residential treatment facility . The milieu nurse is also responsible for directly engaging with youth in care and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The milieu nurse also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations calmly and therapeutically in conjunction with the mental health workers. The milieu nurses are part of a multi-disciplinary team who work together to provide therapeutic services throughout a client’s stay.


Energetic, motivated individual with future connection to expand BGV. Solid experience working with youth with disabilities in a school environment. Experience working with youth in crisis. May also work within one of our 24/7 residences.

Special Education Teacher- Sign on Bonus

Certified Special Education Teacher to be responsible for the assessment, planning, programming and provision of special education instruction in a milieu model of specialized services. DSAP, Initial, Provisional or professional CT State Special Education Teaching Certification required. Bachelor's degree in special education required. Master's degree is preferred. $2,000 Sign on Bonus offered There are both Full and Part Time positions available.

Mental Health Counselor

• BGV is seeking a Bachelor’s Level Mental Health Counselor for our Intensive In-home Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Services (IICAPS).
• Increased compensation for Bi-lingual Spanish speaking candidates

Mental Health Worker

The Mental Health Worker/Mentor/Line Staff are responsible for directly supervising and engaging with youth and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. They also actively monitor and manage crisis situations. They drive youth to court, appointments and recreational trips.

Therapist Assistant

Bachelor's Level Therapist Assistants develop a trusting supportive relationship with family members through direct contact in the context of home visits, phone contacts and assistance in times of crisis. They must work a flexible schedule in order to accommodate the individual family needs, schedules, and in order to respond to crisis and are under the supervision of the Program Manager.

Transitional Job Coach

The Transitional Job Coach provides vocational opportunities for youth at the Charles F Hayden School by developing relationships with business members in the communities. The Transitional Job Coach is responsible for assessing students’ readiness for services, teaching prevocational skills and supervision of students while in placements. The Transitional Job Coach tracks and presents progress data to school staff, LEAs, and families.

Physical Education Teacher- Sign on Bonus

• BGV is seeking certified Physical Education Teachers for our K – 12 therapeutic school, Charles F. Hayden.
• Increased compensation for Bi-lingual Spanish speaking candidates
• $2,000 Sign on Bonus offered

Maintenance Technician

• BGV is seeking a Maintenance Technician with a high school diploma and valid driver’s license.

• Experience in residential maintenance a plus